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Organization of Work United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 20 - 22 June 2012, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
20 June 2012
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
1st plenary meeting (Formal Opening)

  • Opening of the Conference
  • Election of the President of the Conference
  • Adoption of the Rules of procedure
  • Adoption of the Agenda
  • Organization of work, including the establishment of subsidiary bodies/Main Committee
  • Election of Officers
  • Appointment of the members of the Credentials Committee
  • Statement by the President of the Economic and Social Council
  • Statements by nine Major groups
  • Statements by States
3:00 - 4:30 PM
2nd plenary meeting (Ceremonial Opening)

  • Statement by the President of the Conference
  • Statement by the President of the General Assembly
  • Statement by the Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Statement by the Secretary-General of the Conference
4:30 - 6:00 PM
2nd plenary meeting (Ceremonial Opening)

  • 2nd Plenary Meeting continues
  • Continuation of statements by States
Meeting of the Main Committee and Credential Committee (if needed)
4:30 - 7:30 PM
High-level round table

"Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference"

21 June 2012
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3rd Plenary Meeting

  • Continuation of statements by States
    High-level round table

    "Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference"
Meeting of the Main Committee and Credential Committee (if needed)
3:00 - 6:00 PM
4th Plenary Meeting

  • Continuation of statements by States
    High-level round table

    "Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference"
Meeting of the Main Committee and Credential Committee (if needed)
22 June 2012
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5th Plenary Meeting

  • Continuation of statements by States
High-level round table

"Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference"
Meeting of the Main Committee and Credential Committee (if needed)
3:00 - 6:00 PM
6th plenary meeting Closing of the Conference

  • Continuation of statements by States (if needed)
  • Presentation of the summaries by the Rapporteurs of the High-level round tables
  • Report of the Credentials CommitteeAdoption of the outcome document and the report of the Conference
  • Closure of the Conference